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E-Event from the VPI house

"VPI Industries" and "AudioShield Distribution" presented an E-Event from the VPI house. Since the "Salon Audio de Montréal" had to be postponed because of the COVID19 situation, several brands were represented with their products in a live-stream from the VPI house. Here Mat Weisfeld and John McGurk present the EMMLabs / VPI / Credo Audio Switzerland / Nordost / Wolf Audio / Van den Hul system. Guest manufacturers are Michael Kraske from Credo Audio and Joe Parvey from Wolf Audio.




Show report: Part Time Audiophile

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„It’s a shame my Florida Audio Expo weekend was wrapping up here, as this was one of my favourite sounding exhibit rooms of the show. I would have stayed longer and brought along a few industry friends to gloat about what I had found.

Everything you look for in terms of bandwidth extension and smoothness was expertly delivered by the system. Tonality was rich with life. The presentation in terms of the scale-of-things seemed effortless. I credit that last part to power.

Odd to me, was that at no point — unlike many other rooms at audio shows — did the room seem congested or overloaded. That my friends is a rare event at audio shows. Of course the manufacturers want to show the big stuff, but in small hotel rooms, it’s usually the stand-mount monitors that often deliver more fitting (and impressive) display. The times I can count where a large speaker played the small room deftly can probably fit on one hand.“

Eric Franklin Shook -
Part Time Audiophile




Show report: Florida Audio Expo "AVShowrooms"









Miles B. Astor - VPI dealer event

VPI was hosting their annual dealer get together this weekend and Mat kindly extended an invitation to drop by on the final day. Several interesting systems were on display including the big, line array Creedo speakers from Switzerland.

The BIG system was headlined by the Creedo speakers from Switzerland and capably supported by Meitner Electronics (including Ed’s 1 kW, $85k monoblocks), VPI's new, super direct drive Vanquish table with 14-inch arm and vdh Crimson cartridge plus power supply and phonostage and Nordost cabling. The tonearm’s internal wiring runs uninterrupted from the cartridge pins to a LEMO connector into the phonostage.

This is the best I've heard these Swiss speakers and light years better than their presentations at Axpona last year. Jarre's Equinoxe was superbly rendered and was just a musical kaleidoscope painted on a huge three dimensional canvas . Fast, transparent and clean characterize these speakers. There was simply no exaggeration with either the violin or piano on Brahm's Sonata #1. Voices floated in the air on the AudioNautes reissue of the Proprius recording Now the Green Blade Riseth. The low end demonstrated some real startle factor and kick ass quality on the Ed Graham D2D disc.

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Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
https://www.audionirvana.org/forum/title-to-be-added/audio-events/132341-visit-to-the-vpi-house




Show report: Capital Audiofest "The Audio Beatnik"

CAF 2019: AudioShield Room, a Musical Experience

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„The sound of this system was a sonic surprise to me. I have never been a fan of speakers with long lines of tweeters and drivers, but the Credo Audio Switzerland speakers paired with all of the equipment mentioned above had good tone, great transparency, incredible scale, and an immersive soundstage. It was a truly musical and emotional experience listening to this system.“Read more...

Visit us: Capital Audiofest

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Open House / News / Workshop

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Visit the hi-fi and music event in our manufactory in Aesch BL.

We have put together a varied program for you with product novelties, workshops and guided tour through our manufactory. That is what we have prepared:

- Workshop: How to set your turntable perfectly
- Introduction: roon, music management and streaming, that's how it works
- Swiss Premiere: Reference Speaker "The Cinema LTM"
- Open House: Speaker Factory, a look behind the scenes

We look forward to your visit on Saturday the 22nd of June from 10:00 to 17:30.

Credo Audio Switzerland
Industriestrasse 111
4147 Aesch BL


Very impressive Credo Cinema LTM speakers- HiFi Advice.com

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Very impressive Credo Cinema LTM speakers in the van den Hul room. Although they were playing at background music levels only and I’ve not done any critical listening in this room, their natural and unforced delivery stood out from the sometimes very shouty presentations elsewhere on the show.

CHRISTIAAN PUNTER
Owner of Hifi-Advice.com

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Visit us @ High End 2019

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Audioholics about - The Cinema LTMs

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The Cinema LTMs resemble their namesake in that, like the movies, these are larger than life. And at $170k per pair, so is their price tag. These behemoths are meant for providing high-fidelity for a large room, and a cue toward that end is their line-array design.

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Happily, extremely listenable and well-balanced - Stereophile.com

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Here, chatting was minimal, perhaps simply because the sound was so good. I really enjoyed how mellow the sax sounded, and how drums were rendered with truthfulness without becoming clattery.

Part of the responsibility for the space's success falls at the feet of the new Swiss-made Credo Cinema LTM loudspeakers.


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Credo Audio @ AXPONA 2019

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Our latest loudspeaker model (Cinema LTM) will be presented for the first time at Axpona 2019.

Together with Van den Hul, VPI Industries, EMM Labs, Kimber Kabel and FalkenOhr we show a system of superlatives in a large listening room (Nirvana B).
The European premiere of this new loudspeaker will take place in May at the high-end in Munich. (further information will follow).

Download: Pictures and logo.zip

Download: Press release.pdf


Credo Audio Switzerland - HIGH-END 2018 Press Release

For Immediate Press Release

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As in previous years we will demonstrate our products in room Atrium 4.2 F231f.

A special edition of our
EV Reference ONE loudspeaker, that had its premier in 2017 also in Munich, will play in our room. Michael Kraske developed this model around the idea of a wide-band, closed cabinet speaker. Knowing about the tonal balance and richness that a full-range speaker can reproduce, not willing to accept the lack of bass and presence of high percentage of distortion.

So the paper-cone, symmetrical drive mid-woofer is accompanied by a 1“ tweeter and 12“ long-throw subwoofer. The mid-woofers slices-cone prevents effectively cone breakups, so it is playing from 50Hz and blending over gently to the tweeter creating
a speaker with full-range characteristic - but with punchy bass down to 25 Hz and extended treble smooth as silk. As always with Credo Audio speakers, we achieved linear impedance and a high efficiency (of 87.6 dB), making it an easy load for amplifiers.

An other highlight in our room will be the
VPI Avenger reference turntable, featuring a brand new Fatboy (Gimbal) tonearm, as well as the unipivot JMW 3D arms. These will be equipped with Van den Hul Colibri Master Signature“ and The Crimson XGWcartridges. Completed is the duo with a KISEKI Purple Heart N.S.

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Download: Pictures and logo.zip


Visit us @ HIGH-END SWISS 2017

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This years "High-End Swiss" is later in the year than prevois years. Which is fantastic! You'll have a lot more to see and hear, there will be more exhibitors and more of the famous brands than ever bevor.

We'll be in two fantastic rooms - one dedicated to High-End stereo, featuring our amplifiers and speakers, KISEKI and Van den Hul cartidges, PrimaLuna amplifiers and VPI turntable.

In the other room we'll introduce two new speakers of our "Cinema Series", the Cinema Surround and the Sub 12. You'll erxperience immersive audio in a 16-channel AURO 3D / Dolby Atmos theater. The setup features a Storm Audio ISP processor and PA16 amplification, OPPO and JVC will provide the image and it's all wired with van den Hul cables.


Visit us @ High End 2017 in Munich

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Credo @ High End Swiss 2016

At this years High-End Swiss we presented our latest loudspeaker out of our „CINEMA“ series. It was the first public presentation.

Official model name, retail price and availability will be communicated early next year, when the production will start. The world-premiere will be at the HIGH-END 2017 in Munich.

If you have any questions about our latest „CINEMA“ model, do not hesitate to contact us.

See more pictures

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Invitation: Open Showroom

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We invite you to visit our showroom this weekend. It's open to all music- and HiFi- fans. We'll give you an overview of our speakers and you'll have the chance to hear our flagship "The Cinema Reference".

- 1st of July: 1pm - 7pm
- 2nd of July: 10am - 4pm


After High-End 2016 - reports

We were happy to give a couple of interviews and welcome some representatives of the press in our room at the High-End 2016. Regarding the size of this event, it’s huge (518 exhibitors, 20’000 visitors) we are more than happy about each report.

1. hifipig.com

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2. hi-fi.ru

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3. AVShowrooms - Video with Michael Kraske talking about „The Cinema Reference“.




The Cinema Reference - debuts May 2016

Pictures: High-End 2015

We had a great show in Munich this year. The sound in our booth was fantastic on all four days.

Here you’ll find some pictures:

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We also want to thank all the visitors we had, the overwhelming feedback was great.


Visit us @ High End Show 2015

We will be in Hall 2, M09/N06


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This year we present our products @ the „High-End“ in Munich.

Link to the organizer: www.highendsociety.de

We’ll show our products on 45 m2 including a 30 m2 listening-room!

It will be an event with several international product premieres. In the demonstration:

  • Speakers: EV 1202 Ref. (external crossover)
  • Speakers: CS 125 Ref. (external crossover)
  • Preamplifier: The Pre
  • Amplifier: The Amp
  • Music Server: Aurender X100L
  • DAC: Meitner MA-1
  • Cables: Audiomica Laboratory „Consequence Series

We’d be glad to see you there!


Come an see us @ "High-End SWISS"

We will be in room 329 on the third floor


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This year we present our products @ the „High-end SWISS“ in Regensdorf.

Link to the organizer: www.highendsociety.de

It will be an event with a lot of premieres, because none of the products we’ll shown was presented at previous fairs. In the demonstration:

  • Speakers: EV 1202 Ref.
  • Speakers: CS 125 Ref.
  • Preamplifier: The Pre
  • Amplifier: PMP 164
  • Phono Preamp: PHMP Ref.
  • Cable: Balanced Interconnect Ref.

We’d be glad to see you there!

17th to 19th October 2014
Friday from 10am to 6pm
Saturday from 10am to 6pm
Sunday from 10am to 4pm

Mövenpick Hotel Zürich Regensdorf
Street: Im Zentrum 2
ZIP: 8105
City: Zürich Regensdorf
Switzerland

Introducing - this weekend




This weekend we introduce our EV 1202 Ref. with an event in Basel

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Come and visit us at Leonhardsgraben 52, CH-4051 Basel. Our loudspeaker will be introduced together with:

  • Cambridge Audio 851E & W pre- and power amplifier
  • Cambridge Audio 851D - DAC
  • Meitner - MA1, DAC
  • Sonus faber Olympica I & II

Dates:

  • 07.02.2014 - 17:00 - 20:00
  • 08.02.2014 - 10:00 - 16:00

We offer some drinks and snack’s!


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CES 2014 - Las Vegas

The most important event for high-end audio and consumer-electronics, that is CES in Las Vegas

Meet us there...

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07.01 - 10.01.2014 LAS VEGAS, NV




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